Tag Archives: poetry

Poetry Day: Baby Babble

(Guess we know what was going on when I wrote this poem.) Nonsense noises And makeshift words They use to talk to us A patchwork language That only they can know Adorable and frustrating With tantrums on the rise Adding … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Stand Together- Poetry & Prose for Ukraine

An eclectic collection of poetry and short prose for Ukraine. Poetry about war, warriors, hope, and sunflowers; multi-genre stories, featuring work from: A. L. Butcher Roman Nyle Charles Yallowitz Vickie Johnstone Andrew P. Weston Rebecca Miller Michael H. Hanson Charles … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blogging, Spotlight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Poetry Day: Avaritia

(Another personification of an emotion poem.  I remember being excited about finding the Latin word for ‘Greed’.) Humanity has evolved to suit my needs. I am primeval. * Cities have been built to my glory. I am monumental. * People … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Poetry Day: Atrophied Imagination

(Ouch.  This one hits pretty hard on the nose.  Apparently, I wrote this in 2011.) Do you remember your power? The childhood ability To dream of the impossible And bring it to life Friends with no substance Explanations beyond science … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Poetry Day: Ash Man

(Better believe this is about more than a man made of ashes.  Pretty obvious too.) Pieces floating off With every gentle breeze Disappearing in the dark A gradual erosion Of a body made from ash Crinkling with every step Causing … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Poetry Day: Around and Round the Medicine Bush

(This was heavily inspired by one of my favorite books growing up.  Dr. Seuss’s ‘You’re Only Old Once’ had a part called the Pill Drill.  I loved it as a kid even though I didn’t know what it meant.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Poetry Day: Aquarium of Montgomery Drawlls

(This is a silly poem I made about an aquarium with unique creatures.  I would make poems like this just to flex my imagination.  It’s similar to Bestiary of Blatherhorn Vale, which I made years ago.) If you find yourself … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Poetry Day: Apprentices

(This poem is self-explanatory.  Apprentices are used a lot in fantasy stories.  I don’t know exactly what prompted the poem, but here we are.) Chosen by their thirteenth year To follow in a master’s steps They wave farewell to youth … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Poetry Day: Animals in Our Minds

(Got to use one of my puzzle pictures again.  This poem was a silly one that used phrases involving animals.  I couldn’t get it that big, but it worked for me.) We join the rat race A loyal work horse … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments

Poetry Day: Amor

(Another one of my emotion personified poems.  Enjoy.) Artists throughout time called me their muse I am inspirational * My home is between the heart and the soul I am elusive * It is difficult to find me, but easy … Continue reading

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments